Post Tagged with: "United Kingdom"

Review – Brexit: The Uncivil War

Review – Brexit: The Uncivil War

This drama speaks to the divide between old and new politics, civility and hatred, and largely succeeds in a balanced critique of both the Leave and Remain campaigns.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brent Glover, 822nd Base Defense Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., looks through binoculars during a field training exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range as part of exercise Desert Eagle March 16, 2011. Desert Eagle is a joint training event with the RAF and the Air Force's 820th BDG designed to improve interoperability during contingency operations.

The Redemption of British-American Special Intelligence Relationship

American intelligence is credible compared with its equivalent in undemocratic societies, but in the interest of objectivity still needs to be challenged.

The Cultural ‘Therapeutics’ of Sovereignty in the Context of Forced Migration

The Cultural ‘Therapeutics’ of Sovereignty in the Context of Forced Migration

State therapeutic apparatuses are based on a false premise that immigrants are incapable of acquiring the behaviours, language and cultural values of the host country.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

The Modern Slavery Act has been shown to be deficient in many important regards and continuing to claim it as ‘world-leading’ is now a more hollow claim than ever before.

Brexit and the Fight against Terrorism in the United Kingdom

Brexit and the Fight against Terrorism in the United Kingdom

The exit of the UK from the EU will strengthen the resolve of the country to combat terrorism not only within its borders but within the European community as a whole.

Corbyn vs. Smith: Faith and the Future of the British Labour Party

Corbyn vs. Smith: Faith and the Future of the British Labour Party

Labour in opposition must conduct itself in a way that increases its political platform for the next general election. Is there a bigger platform than faith and religion?

Brexit! The Result and Its Implications

Brexit! The Result and Its Implications

The UK’s exit represents a fundamental challenge for those advocates of an ‘ever closer union’ and EU leaders are conscious of the need to avoid further fragmentation.

Domestic Workers in the UK’s Shadows: A Normative Assessment of Modern Slavery

Domestic Workers in the UK’s Shadows: A Normative Assessment of Modern Slavery

The current legal framework in the UK falls short of providing them with effective protection from enslavement and exploitation while also furthering their victimization.

The UK after the 2015 General Election: Doomed to Be a ‘Failed State’?

The UK after the 2015 General Election: Doomed to Be a ‘Failed State’?

Brexit is not an inevitability. In the absence of charismatic pro-European voices, the pro-EU camp will struggle to make its voice heard against eurosceptic voices.

The Parthenon Marbles in Russia: Referred Pain from a Colonial Past and Present

The Parthenon Marbles in Russia: Referred Pain from a Colonial Past and Present

Behind the debate over the artwork extracted from the Parthenon are British violence in post WWII Greece, the experience of austerity and matters of national identity.

Europe’s Other Crisis: Secessionism at the Gates

Europe’s Other Crisis: Secessionism at the Gates

While it is true that any member state can veto the accession bid of another state, the EU will want to avoid any possible territorial mess within its borders.

Rumsfeldian Logic and the Debate on Scottish Independence

Rumsfeldian Logic and the Debate on Scottish Independence

Whether Scotland votes yes or no in 2014, future years seem to only offer the certainty of doubt. However, we know to a certain degree where such ambiguities & uncertainties are likely to emerge.

Voting ‘No’ on Syria: What Now for the Role of the UK Parliament in Approving Military Action?

Voting ‘No’ on Syria: What Now for the Role of the UK Parliament in Approving Military Action?

UK’s Parliament has voted against taking military action in Syria – but what are the political, military and humanitarian ramifications of this decision and will it form a precedent?

Immigration Bonds: An Efficient Free Market Solution or a Discriminatory Policy?

Immigration Bonds: An Efficient Free Market Solution or a Discriminatory Policy?

The proposal of immigration bonds in the UK raises several issues for IR scholars. Different theoretical approaches can provide an insight into a case that could possibly establish a precedent.

Euroscepticism: Virus or Cure?

Euroscepticism: Virus or Cure?

If the United Kingdom left the European Union, access to the single market may not be guaranteed to the UK. Therefore contemporary Conservative Party euroscepticism may not be mad, but rather an adjustment to the challenges of the future.

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